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Great Mexican Artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries with Kathleen Key

March 4 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Doña Ana Arts & Cultural Center

250 W Amador
Las Cruces, NM 88005 United States
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Phone: 575-523-6403
Website: www.daarts.org

The Doña Ana Arts Council (DAAC) announces seven new art and culture courses for the 2021 spring semester. The FEED YOUR MIND courses start the week of January 18, 2021 and include World Art, Mesoamerican Art, Great Mexican Artists, Art Nouveau, Art Deco, The Art of Japan, and Trost’s Architectural Legacy in Las Cruces and El Paso.  All courses are online via Zoom.  Registration is online at https://www.daarts.org/classes-workshops/ or by calling the DAAC office at (575) 523-6403.  

The cost is $5 per class or free of charge for DAAC members who have joined at the Heart for Art level ($101 annually) or higher.   All classes will be recorded and emailed to students after each class.  The recordings give students a chance to make up missed sessions or to start the course after the initial start date.  Two returning instructors from the Feed Your Mind program will teach in the spring of 2021:  Kathleen Key, art history professor at University of Texas El Paso (UTEP), and Nicholas Dahle, who, along with Ms. Key, also teaches at UTEP’s OLLI Continuing Education Program.

Great Mexican Artists of the 20th and 21st Centuries with Kathleen Key for six weeks on Thursdays from 5:30 – 7:00 p.m. starting 3/4/21 and ending 4/8/21.  Course description from Ms. Key:

Some of the world’s greatest artists were and are from Mexico:  Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, David Alfaro Siquieros, Rufino Tamayo, Jose Clement Orozco, Remedios Varo, to name but a few. This class will be six weeks covering Mexico’s great artists of the 20 century with the last lecture covering contemporary artists like Carlos Amorales, Rafael Lozano-Hemmer, Minerva Cuevas, Teresa Margolles and Julian Gallan, artists you may not be familiar with.